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“To walk safely through the maze of human life… one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.” Buddha https:www.etsy.com/shop/MCFontaineFineArt
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“Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can.” Danny Kaye
I believe it was my Junior year in High School that I was introduced to the wonderful art of pastel. This piece was the 3rd, and last, pastel that I created. When I look at this I envision a warm sunny day with a slight breeze. I’m not sure how purposeful I was at the time,… Continue reading “Roses” 12×9 Pastel
The possibilities are endless and yet extremely limited. One of the first things that I look for in a reference is something that I can connect with on a deeper, more personal level. For example, the “Fisherman” photo was one of several photos that I had taken of this fisherman over a period of… Continue reading What Becomes of This Blank Canvas?
I saw a photo on my daughter’s cell phone and mentioned that it was a “paintable piece”. She told me that her boyfriend had recently taken the photo and that’s when this became a painting! I have never thought that I would be able to accurately recreate buildings and, as a result, I have stayed as far… Continue reading “Boston at Night” 16×20 Oil Painting